Robert Nagle

Robert Nagle

Saul Ewing LLP

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules that Words Alone Not Sufficient to Support Non-Compete Covenant

Earlier this week, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the longstanding requirement that post-employment restrictive covenants must be supported by actual consideration to be enforceable under Pennsylvania...more

11/23/2015 - Hiring & Firing Non-Compete Agreements PA Supreme Court Pre-Employment Agreements Restrictive Covenants

Divided NLRB Adopts New Standard for Determining "Joint Employer" Status

In what is widely viewed as yet another victory for organized labor at the National Labor Relations Board ("Board"), last week the Board issued a decision lowering the bar for determining when two or more employers may be...more

9/2/2015 - Browning-Ferris Industries of California Inc. Collective Bargaining Franchisee Franchisors Hiring & Firing Joint Employers NLRA NLRB Staffing Agencies Unions Wage and Hour

Philadelphia Adopts Controversial Law Regarding Paid Sick Leave

On February 12, 2015, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed a bill requiring employers with ten (10) or more employees in Philadelphia to begin providing employees with paid sick leave later this year. The Promoting...more

2/16/2015 - Paid Leave Sick Leave

Court OKs Revocation of Job Offer Based on Applicant’s Failure to Disclose Criminal History

Earlier this month?, the Middle District of Pennsylvania ruled that the Pennsylvania Criminal History Record Information Act (“CHRIA”) does not prohibit an employer from refusing to hire an applicant based upon the...more

10/22/2014 - Criminal Background Checks Criminal Records Disclosure Failure to Notify Hiring & Firing Job Applicants

Another Step Toward a New Form of Student Union

In a landmark decision that will re-invigorate the recent campaigning by student-athletes and their advocates for a greater role in the business of college sports, the Regional Director for Region 13 of the National Labor...more

3/28/2014 - College Athletes NLRA NLRB Unions

Proposed Class Action Lawsuit Underscores Legal Risks to Employers Using Background Checks

A putative nationwide class action alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) was recently filed against Toll Brothers Real Estate Inc. (“Employer”) in the United States District Court for the Eastern...more

4/26/2013 - Background Checks Class Action Employer Liability Issues FCRA Hiring & Firing Putative Class Actions

Appellate Court holds NLRB Recess Appointments unconstitutional; status of hundreds of NLRB rulings in doubt

On January 25, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled that President Obama's January 2012 "recess" appointments to the National Labor Relations Board ("Board" or "NLRB") were unconstitutional because the...more

1/30/2013 - Barack Obama Canning v NLRB NLRB Political Appointments Pro Forma Sessions Recess Appointments

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